Juniors back on league duty

JUNIOr sides Bellshill Athletic and Thorniewood United return to league duty on Saturday after enjoying mixed fortunes in their Central League Cup ties last week.

Bellshill taking on Ashfield in a Stagecoach Super League First Division clash at West End Park.

Athletic, who beat Carluke in their cup tie last Saturday to move into the third round, currently lie 10th in the table with work still to do to ensure they avoid relegation while Ashfield are sixth and still in with a chance of promotion.

Thorniewood are also at home and face table toppers St Anthony’s in a match which could have a major bearing on their promotion hopes.

The Viewpark side have slipped to third in the table and although they are just two points behind St Anthony’s they have played three games more than their opponents and two more than second placed Kilysth who are on the same points as the league leaders.

Both games will kick-off at 2pm.

For latest match reports see April 4 edition of the Times and Speaker.